Pittsburgh Registry of Infant Multiplets (PRIM): An update

Elizabeth A. Jenkins, Brion S. Maher, Mary L. Marazita, Ralph E. Tarter, Jennifer B. Ganger, Margaret Watt-Morse, Michael M. Vanyukov

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Abstract

This article is an updated review of the Pittsburgh Registry of Infant Multiplets including recruitment methods, data collection, and results of pilot studies conducted in this registry. The main goal of the registry is to study psychological development. The risk for behavior disorders including substance use disorders, as well as language development and dental health are among research targets. Pilot data on the heritability of minor physical anomalies and neuropsychological characteristics (Continuous Performance Test) are reported.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1006-1008
Number of pages3
JournalTwin Research and Human Genetics
Volume9
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 2006
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Genetics(clinical)

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